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Briar Cliff Announces New Board of Trustee Members

Jun 12, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that Ron Bond, Dr. Gerald Combs and David Simmons have joined the Board of Trustees for the university.

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Briar Cliff University holds 86th commencement ceremony

May 20, 2017

Briar Cliff University hosted its 86th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Alumna Cy Wakeman to students: “Wisdom comes from questioning”

May 17, 2017

Briar Cliff University has awarded renowned author and motivational speaker Cynthia (Cy) Wakeman the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. ...


From same dorm to same schools, retiring BCU alumnae share rewarding careers

May 10, 2017

After four decades of teaching, Holly Mead and Penny Neswick aren't having a retirement party. They aren't taking a cruise, a trip or a shopping spree. ...


Briar Cliff University names Knealing provost, vice president for academic affairs

May 8, 2017

Dr. Todd Knealing has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at Briar Cliff University. ...


Community leader Roth to receive Briar Cliff Medal at 86th commencement ceremony

May 8, 2017

Briar Cliff University will present the Briar Cliff Medal at its 86th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20. ...


Briar Cliff employees recognized with distinguished awards and milestones

May 5, 2017

Briar Cliff University proudly recognized three employees with distinguished awards during a ceremony on May 4, in the Stark Student Center on campus. ...


Briar Cliff announces commencement ceremonies, speakers and honored candidates for graduation

Apr 21, 2017

Briar Cliff University will host a baccalaureate liturgy and commencement ceremony to honor the University’s 2017 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees. ...


Briar Cliff Review recognizes emerging writers and artists for 29 years

Mar 31, 2017

Tricia Currans-Sheehan loves the "new book smell" — the aroma of the ink that lingers on freshly printed editions of The Briar Cliff Review, the internationally renowned literary magazine she has been editing for nearly three decades. ...


Briar Cliff student, administrator honored as “Women of Excellence”

Mar 29, 2017

A Briar Cliff University student, Marissa Messinger, and BCU's vice president for university relations, Tina Stroud, were each honored on March 28 during the 33rd annual Women of Excellence recognition banquet at the Sioux City Convention Center. ...


Briar Cliff University announces new athletic director

Mar 15, 2017

Today, Briar Cliff University is excited to announce the hiring of new athletic director Nic Nelson. ...


Nationally renowned psychologist, motivational speaker to keynote health care conference at Briar Cliff

Mar 7, 2017

With a jovial personality as colorful as the Toltec medicine necklace he often wears around his neck, Dr. Roberto Dansie is an easy man to like. ...


‘Lunch with the Chargers’ raises $18K for BCU student scholarships

Feb 17, 2017

Briar Cliff University raised $18,314 at its annual “Lunch with the Chargers” event on Feb. 10 at M’s on 4th Restaurant. ...


Briar Cliff University announces new head football coach

Feb 14, 2017

Briar Cliff University is excited to announce the hiring of the new head football coach, Dennis E. Wagner. ...


Briar Cliff University announces new Board of Trustee members

Feb 13, 2017

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that Moses D. Elam, M.D. and Mark D. Schuett have joined the Board of Trustees for the university. ...


STUDENT BLOG: “Things I'm grateful for, after our mission trip to Honduras”

Jan 30, 2017

After 11 days on a mission trip to Honduras, student Sidney Marks reflected on the new perspective she has on life — including a few things she's especially thankful for: ...